2017 Fall Forum

The 2017 Annual Fall Forum will take place in Seattle, WA September 25-27, 2017
All events for the 2017 Fall Forum in Seattle, WA will be held at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel located at 411 University Street Seattle, WA 98101
 


IMPORTANT DEADLINES
The last day for registration refunds is September 8, 2017.
The last day for registration transfers is September 15, 2017.

FALL FORUM ATTIRE
The attire during all Fall Forum events is business casual.

MARKETING MATERIALS
Marketing materials (napkins, pens, thumb drives, etc.) for the 2017 Fall Forum are limited to Fall Forum Sponsors. We kindly ask that business cards be the only marketing materials distributed outside of any Fall Forum Sponsorships.

FALL FORUM HASHTAG
Don’t forget to use the official Fall Forum hashtag #SSGSeattle when tweeting or posting about the Fall Forum!

PRELIMINARY AGENDA
Monday, September 25, 2017
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM | Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Registration
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM | Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM | Opening remarks
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM | General Session
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM | Networking Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM | Breakout Sessions
:
                                      (1) The site selection process and examples of economic development best practices from consultant projects - Manufacturing Focus

                                      (2) The site selection process and examples of economic development best practices from consultant projects - Distribution & Logistic Focus
                                      (3) How to win projects from consultants: "Dos and don'ts" of proposal submissions
                                      (4) Incentives and how to position your responses for best results
                                      (5) Availability and development of skilled workers
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Networking Lunch
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM | Breakout Sessions (repeat)
3:30 PM – 3:30 PM | Networking Break
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM | Breakout Sessions (repeat)
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Networking Happy Hour
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM | Consultant Dinners (PRIVATE EVENT – GUILD MEMBERS & CONSULTANT DINNER SPONSORS ONLY!)

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
7:00 AM – 8:15 AM | Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM | "Table Talk" Q&A with Guild Members
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Networking Break
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM | Closing remarks & announcements

PROJECTED WEATHER FORECAST
AccuWeather has projected the weather forecast in Seattle to be partly cloudy with temperatures ranging in the upper 60s with a 0% change of rain.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Need additional information regarding the 2017 Fall Forum? Please email Ashley at Ashley@AngelaRogersGroup.com.